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  • Short Summary

    Mike Hawthorn wins Rheims Grand Prix in France.

  • Description

    Rheims, France.

    LS. Start of the Rheims Grand Prix automobile race. LS. Cars round the bend, and tearing down straight. Travelling shot, crowd from racing car. Race in progress, and the finish. MS. Hawthorn pulling into pits. CU. Mike Hawthorn smiling and receiving the laurels after winning the race.

    (Mute F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 01/07/1953.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3472.12
    Media URN:
    93483
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:58:00 / 01:39:06:00
    Canister:
    UN 2544 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Race featured is a Formula 2 event, held on July 5 1953.

    Event MAY alternatively have been called the French Grand Prix.

    Although "Rheims" is a correct spelling, its more commonly spelt Reims - indeed, the circuit they're racing on is Reims-Gueux.

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